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TelephoneSmall Claims and Landlord TenantPhone:
HoursMonday through Friday, excluding legal holidays:
9 am - 4 pm
Phone: 8 am - 4 pm
807 Main Street, Room 104Oregon City, Oregon 97045 Map
Forms and instructions are available for a small fee at the courthouse or may be downloaded from the Forms section of this site.
A fee is due at the time of filing, please check the fee chart for the most current fee. Requests for fee deferrals are also available in the forms section.
Link to Forms: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/courts/clackamas/help/Pages/fed.aspx
Instructions for landlords: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/forms/Documents/FED-Inst-LL.pdf
Instructions for tenants: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/forms/Documents/FED-Instr-Ten.pdf
Small claims cases provide an informal process to resolve small civil disputes involving money or damages of $10,000 or less. Attorneys are not allowed to represent people in small claims without special permission from the court. Once the plaintiff files a claim and serves it on the defendant, the defendant has 14 days to either pay the claim or file an answer and request a hearing.Forms and instructions are available for a small fee at the courthouse or may be downloaded from the Forms section of this site.A fee may be due at the time of filing, please check the fee chart. Requests for fee deferrals are also available in the forms section.
Link to Forms: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/courts/clackamas/help/Pages/small-claims.aspx
Instructions for plaintiffs: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/forms/Documents/Small-Claims-Instructions-for-Plaintiffs.pdf
Instructions for responding to a claim: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/forms/Documents/Instructions-for-Responding-to-a-Small-Claim.pdf
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